Permits have been issued for a 120-unit mixed-use building at 1307 Germantown Avenue in Olde Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building will rise six stories tall and will feature commercial space on the ground floor. In total, the structure will contain 108,456 square feet of interior space. Construction costs are estimated at $21,171,387.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 115-unit mixed-use building at 1030 West Girard Avenue in Poplar, North Philadelphia. Once completed, the building will stand six stories tall, with five commercial spaces along the ground floor. In total, the building will hold 151,931 square feet of space.
The 20th place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 317-foot-tall, 27-story residential high-rise proposed at 709-13 Chestnut Street in Market East, Center City. Designed by Edry McHenry Architects and developed by the Parkway Corporation and Roseland Properties, the building will replace a parking lot on the north side of Chestnut Street between 7th and 8th streets and will offer 278 market-rate single-family units. Although the proposal was well-received by both the City’s Planning Commission and the Civic Design Review Committee upon its reveal in 2018, no construction permits have yet been filed and YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed no signs of ongoing work at the still-operational parking lot.
Earlier this month YIMBY shared the news of developer Equus Capital Partners announcing the start of development on 400 West Elm, a 13-story, 348-unit residential high-rise at 400 West Elm Street in Conshohocken, PA, three miles to the northwest of Philadelphia. Designed by JDAVIS, the building will rise on the Schuylkill River waterfront, just to the northwest of the Conshohocken Station of SEPTA Regional Rail. Equus, in partnership with USAA Real Estate, have closed on a joint venture and first round of financing. Construction prep is currently underway at the site, with McDonald Building Co. as the contractor. Today we take a detailed look at the development and what it means for the spirit and ambitions of the rapidly growing town.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 20-unit mixed-use condominium building at 1324-38 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. The new building will rise four stories tall and will feature commercial space at the ground floor. A roof deck and a green roof will be situated at the top. The structure will span a total of 21,472 square feet of space.